Criteria to consider when selecting an appropriate journal to submit your manuscript to:
The term peer review is used interchangeably with refereed.
The quality of journal articles is controlled through the process of peer review. Peer reviewed journals are considered to have more academic integrity than journals or other publications that are not peer reviewed.
Peer review is the process by which a manuscript is evaluated by experts in the same field of research as the article. Peer reviewers recommend whether the manuscript falls within the scope and focus of the journal, provide feedback on how the article can be improved, and state whether they feel it should be accepted / rejected for publication in that journal.
Not all articles published in peer reviewed journals are refereed. Typical examples include book reviews, editorials and letters or short communications.
In choosing where to publish your research as a journal article, be aware that your decision will determine whether the work will be counted for ERA as a Traditional Research Output (TRO).
In order for a journal article to be eligible for ERA (as a Traditional Research Output), it must:
Types of articles unlikely to meet the ERA eligibility criteria are:
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